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  • Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
    (John Keats)

  • Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition.
    (Eli Khamarov)

  • Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
    (Don Marquis)

  • Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
    (Marianne Moore)

  • Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
    (Salvatore Quasimodo)

  • A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, to start arguments, to shape the world and to stop it going to sleep.
    (Salman Rushdie)

  • To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
    (John Ruskin)

  • Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.
    (Alfred de Musset)

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